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Thailand's internet censorship rates 6/10

Thailand's internet censorship rates 6/10

Thailand has received a score of 6 out of 10 for internet censorship, on par with various regional peers, according to UK-based tech research firm Comparitech.

17 Jan 2020 at 12:02

Water wars looming

Water wars looming

The sustainability of the government's flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) plan is at risk of being stymied by drought and water conflicts, water experts warn.

16 Jan 2020 at 14:03

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  • Future Forward Party lays out reform for booze producers

    The Future Forward Party (FFP) on Tuesday unveiled a plan to push a law touted through parliament that would open up the country's alcoholic beverage industry and ensure...

    15 Jan 2020 at 10:30

  • Thousands join rival rallies

    Supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha turned up in droves on Sunday for their respective political rallies, with the rival camps likely to square...

    13 Jan 2020 at 10:25

  • 3-airport rail link hits another bump

    The signing of the 224-billion-baht contract between the State Railway of Thailand and Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) for the rail link between three international airports...

    09 Oct 2019 at 10:23

  • Panel votes for chemical ban

    A four-party committee has unanimously voted for a ban on the use of three toxic farming chemicals, heaping pressure on the National Hazardous Substances Committee...

    08 Oct 2019 at 08:35

  • Hong Kong faces travel chaos

    HONG KONG: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a "very dangerous situation", the city's leader warned Monday as train travel and international...

    05 Aug 2019 at 12:23

  • Vets try to shed light on giant whale's death

    Veterinarians perform an autopsy to find out how and why a 10-tonne Bryde’s whale died at sea in the Gulf of Thailand off Chumphon.

    21 Jun 2019 at 19:08

  • Prayut wins the PM vote

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha won parliamentary votes to reclaim the prime minister role on Wednesday night after he faced the first test of his political career when...

    06 Jun 2019 at 08:34

  • PPRP 'seals deal' to form coalition govt

    Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) is well on its way to leading the next government, joined by the Democrat and Bhumjaithai parties, according to military sources.

    24 May 2019 at 10:28

  • Abhisit calls quit talk 'groundless'

    Former Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has denied media reports he will resign as an MP if his party joins the pro-regime Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) to form a new...

    22 May 2019 at 09:13

  • New megamall to occupy 400 rai at Klong Toey port

    The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) said it only plans to use about half of a 900-rai area at Klong Toey port, and hand the rest over to a real-estate project to...

    21 May 2019 at 12:08